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Apple Patent Targets iPhone Thieves, Jailbreakers Too?

An iPhone jailbreak might be considered fair use for owners of the device, but that doesn't mean that Apple is about to quietly go along with the concept of a third-party unlock of its iOS 4 mobile operating system. A recently revealed patent application from Apple—filed in February 2009, but posted two days ago—casts a wide, technological net against would-be device thieves and jailbreakers... possibly both.

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